Open for booking soon on Webtickets, UCT's 2021 Summer School offers over 90 courses across a range of disciplines.
The German predicament: Arminius to Merkel
From barbarians to emperors, from the ashes, a phoenix: Christopher Danziger's Summer School 2021 course covers German history from Arminius to Merkel.
Covid-19 lessons and insights
Professor Marc Mendelson discusses how our knowledge of the virus and its effects have developed since January 2020, what we got right and what we got wrong as a country, and insights gained as a medical doctor on the frontline.
Hilary Hope Guise shows how the dazzle of light from the Baie des Anges at Nice released Matisse into a world of colour and sensuality. With the struggle of his Fauve years in Paris behind him, Matisse went on to give the world joy through perfect...
Seaweed and our future
How do you grow seaweed, and what is it used for? In his Summer School course, Professor Bolton predicts the future of seaweed use.


Thursday, 25 February 2021
Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture

In his Summer School 2021 lecture, veteran journalist Anton Harber presents both a disquieting exposé of how easily the media can be duped by a conniving cabal for its own selfish ends, and a celebration of brilliant investigative reporting by brave and ethical journalists.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 13:45
Illegal trade a threat to economy

Illegal trading is one of the biggest threats to economic order and growth in the country, according to the Consumer Goods Council of SA (CGCSA), who have launched the illicit trade hotline. Read about Telita Snyckers' online Summer School course on illicit trade.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 12:00
The EFF's plan to nationalise the Reserve Bank

Draft legislation introduced by the EFF proposes that all of the bank’s stakeholders are appointed by the government and are not private.

Read about our Summer School 2021 course: Threats to democracy: the EFF.

Publication Date:
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 17:15